Spring 2012 Class Schedule (ARC)



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WELD 107    Welding Equipment Maintenance    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basics of welding equipment maintenance, trouble-shooting and repair. Electrical and electronically controlled circuits are discussed and tested. Overall theory of operation and safety are presented, as well as maintenance scheduling and the use of electronic test equipment and other measuring devices. A field trip is required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       04:30PM-05:20PM LEC J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     20224 
Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 333A      


WELD 116    Welding Inspection    2 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 300.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the welding requirements for any type of welded structure made from commonly used carbon and low-alloy steel construction. It includes the rules and regulations for the welding construction industry and the principles, requirements, and methods of inspection. Weld measurement and discontinuities for evaluation acceptance using a variety of tools are taught.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
Sa        09:00AM-01:50PM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324     13111 
Textbook


WELD 118    Ultrasonic Testing Level Two    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 117 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers advanced theory, technique application, and evaluation techniques used in the material processing, welding, and inspection industries. Advanced ultrasonic testing as applied to industry practices, such as, building construction, aeronautics, shipbuilding, and materials fabrication, is covered. Successful completion of this course certifies that the requirements of ASNT TC1-A for UT level II are met.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
Sa        07:30AM-12:05PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     13109 
Textbook
Sa        12:15PM-03:05PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310       


WELD 130    Gas Tungsten Arc Welding    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers tungsten inert gas welding of aluminum, stainless steel, and other metals used in industry. Certification and procedure qualification using Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) are also covered.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 23-Mar 30
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     11997 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-11:15AM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


WELD 133    Gas Metal Arc Welding, Semi-Automatic Processes    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers semi-automatic wire feed welding with micro wires on steel plate of varying thickness. Joint design, gas variations and all welding positions are covered.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
Sa        07:30AM-11:20AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     20226 
Textbook
Sa        11:30AM-05:05PM LAB G.Romero             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


WELD 140    Mathematics for Welding Technicians    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the application of mathematics in technical and trade work. It applies mathematic principles to the welding trade. Areas covered are common fractions, fraction/decimal conversion, percentages, practical algebra, rectangles, triangles, metric measurement, measuring instruments, strength of materials and essentials of trigonometry. Problems involving labor and cost of material are also covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
F         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     12165 
Textbook


WELD 150    Employability Skills for Technical Careers    2 Units

Same As: AT 107 and ET 250
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320, ESLL 320, and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the opportunity to explore technical careers while developing valuable work and life skills. It is an introduction to a variety of technically-related occupations, emphasizing technical careers in the Sacramento area. Activities are designed to enhance personal development, employability skills, and self esteem through leadership, citizenship, and character development. This course is not open to students who have completed AT 107 or ET 250.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
M         07:30PM-09:35PM LEC D.Dubois             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     11168 
Textbook


WELD 300    Introduction to Welding    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to welding processes: shielded metal arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored gas shield and self shield, gas tungsten arc, oxyacetylene cutting and welding on joint designs and positions used in industry. Safety in arc, oxyacetylene welding and cutting is also covered.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 14-Feb 22
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     10586 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-11:15AM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        05:30PM-06:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390       
MW        06:30PM-07:50PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A    10686 Textbook
MW        06:30PM-07:50PM LAB L.Rossman            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B    11232 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.


WELD 320    Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick Electrode Welding)    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers pre-employment training for welding technicians. Emphasis is on developing manipulative proficiency in the use of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions on light and heavy gage material. Groove welding of plates, with limited and unlimited thickness in accordance with D1.1 Structural Welding Code, is also covered.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 14-Feb 22
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     11993 
Textbook
MTWTh     02:30PM-04:45PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     12015 Textbook
TTh       07:45PM-10:50PM LAB M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


WELD 321    Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick Electrode Welding)    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides training in shielded metal arc welding skills, using low, medium, and high carbon steels. Topics include all position welding on fillet and groove welds to code specifications. It also provides technical instruction on filler materials, base metals, and arc welding safety.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 23-Mar 30
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     11995 
Textbook
MTWTh     02:30PM-04:45PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     12018 Textbook
TTh       07:45PM-10:50PM LAB M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


WELD 322    Advanced Pipe Welding in Shielded Metal Arc    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 321 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: The course covers the application of an electric welding process: shielded metal arc is used to join low-pressure piping systems that carry water, residential natural gas, non-corrosive and non-combustible piping systems. High pressure critical piping systems such as steam pipe, pipe lines, boilers, offshore oil-rigs and other critical heavy duty application of piping systems are covered.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 09-May 14
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     12012 
Textbook
MTWTh     02:30PM-04:45PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


WELD 332    Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (Pipe)    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 130 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the application of low-pressure and high-pressure critical piping systems such as in oil, gas, nuclear, and chemical industries.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 09-May 14
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     11580 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-11:15AM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
F         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC C.Schuft             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     19371 Textbook
F         08:00PM-11:05PM LAB C.Schuft             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


WELD 342    Symbol Reading, Layout and Fabrication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: WELD 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers blueprint and welding symbol interpretation. It includes metal layout, measurement, marking and layout tools used in construction, and techniques of fabrication and assembly methods. It also covers fundamentals of blueprint reading, including basic lines and views, dimensions, notes and specification, structural shapes, sections, detail, and assembly.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
F         07:30AM-09:20AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     11792 
Textbook
F         09:30AM-12:35PM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2012